Police Checks and background checks for CCER Members

At VerifyNow, our mission is to help ORGANISATIONS build a trusted workforce.

VerifyNow is CCER's trusted service provider for police checks and other employment screening services

CCER is winding down its Police Check Verification service at the end of 2020 and has chosen us, VerifyNow as its trusted service provider for Police Checks. This has many advantages to you, including, modern time saving systems and a wide range of employment screening services, such as identity verification, employment history checks, qualification and reference checks. The Police checks are offered at comparable rates to CCER’s previous service.

Key Benefits for CCER Members

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More services

You will have greater access to not only police check services, but a range of other employment screening checks.

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Digital Solution

Everything is completed online via your computer, tablet or mobile. We save you time and reduce admin.

Ease of Use

Our platform is easy to use and is accessible to your organisation's employees and volunteers.

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Save Time

Applicants are responsible to submit the required documentation and application, not your staff. Daily reminders are provided to encourage timely submissions.

Secure Storage

All personal and sensitive information, and identity documents are stored on our secure systems.

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Steps to sign up for VerifyNow

Register Interest

Register your interest below. We will be in touch with an information pack and a request for more details.

Submit LEC request

Once you’ve decided to join, we’ll submit a Legal Entity Customer (LEC) request to the ACIC to access the police checking service on your behalf.

Sign Agreements

After selecting the suitable service package, you will be provided with a VerifyNow service agreement and the ACIC LEC contract for review and signature.

Get Set Up

We'll add your authorised users, provide access to the VerifyNow platform and you'll receive an onboarding pack to get you started.

Start Screening

You're all set to go. Register applicants and the employment screening process will begin automatically!

Our Pricing Promise for You

VerifyNow have committed to provide a special discount rate for CCER members. We offer comparable pricing for standard Police checks and a slight increase for volunteer Police checks. This is to ensure the service is commercially viable and we can continue to offer the service into the future.

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Volunteer Police Check

VerifyNow Commercial price - $29.00


Price for CCER Members

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Employment Police Check

VerifyNow Commercial price - $53.00


Price for CCER Members

2022: VerifyNow will maintain a 10% discount for volunteer and employment Police Checks.
Register your interest to find out more.

Our mission

Help organisations build a trusted workforce


Since CCER started offering the Police checking service, several service providers have come into the market who focus solely on pre-employment screening. This means that they can offer a large range of employment screening options in addition to Police Check verification.

Rather than compete with these services, CCER have chosen to work with VerifyNow, as a trusted service provider. This provides you, with a simpler, more streamlinedpolice checking service at a discounted rate, plus
access to extra services.

VerifyNow is a digital employment screening platform. It was developed streamline its employment screening service, making the process faster and simpler for both employers and applicants.

The purpose is to help employers recruit with confidence by providing efficient and effective employment screening.

Cogent provides a range of checks and assessments to support the screening of new hires and the existing workforce.

A) No, there is no obligation for your oganisation to create an account with VerifyNow. However, as members of CCER you are entitled to an exclusive discount for your organisation, with VerifyNow. VerifyNow has committed to comparable pricing for Paid Position Police checks and just a slight increase for Volunteer checks for the first year (2021) with a 10% discount from there on out.

No, CCER is contractually obligated to retain all information and cannot transfer previously conducted police check data to VerifyNow. However, CCER’s Police Check website is still available, here, for you to access any previously conducted checks.

Yes, any check that has been conducted by or currently being processed by CCER will still be accessible as usual. To access your CCER Police Checks click here

After the first year, VerifyNow offer 10% off all Standard checks and 10% off all Volunteer checks.

Like your account with CCER, there is no cost to setup or maintain an account with VerifyNow. The only bill you will receive is for police checks and other background checks requested through VerfiyNow.

All Police checks that are currently being processed with CCER will continue to be processed by CCER. Results for these police checks will appear on CCER’s Police Check website. Any disputes against an outcome of a check conducted by CCER, should be directed to CCER. CCER will stop processing Police Checks on 31 December 2020. We encourage you to set up your account with VerifyNow or your chosen provider as soon as possible to aid a smooth transition.

Yes, you can. Only authorised contacts from your organisation can request additional users on the VerifyNow platform.

This will depend on the background checks included in the screening package.
Our client support team is available by email or phone from Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm AEST. There are also handy FAQs on the client dashboard to help you.
Yes, we can process international police checks. Prices and turnaround times do vary depending on the jurisdiction.

When you request police checks and other background checks on VerifyNow, you simply register the candidate, and we take care of the rest. Applicants will receive a request to complete their application form online and are responsible for providing the required information. Clients will not need to hold or store any applicant identity documents or their details. This is all handled by the VerifyNow platform.

Clients will receive a notification when the employment screening is completed and can download the reports from the VerifyNow portal.

Australian Federal Government Document Verification Service (DVS) is an online system for comparing identifying information with a government-issued record. We use this service to complete our identity verification process.

Save time, money and remove hours of administrative burden when you use VerifyNow for employment background screening.

Free your HR team to get on with the business of interviewing, hiring and retaining quality personnel.

Yes, applicants can access it the platform on mobile, tablet or desktop.
All of our data is stored in Australia.